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Dafna TALMOR

1974, Tel Aviv - Israel
Lives and works in London
Represented by TOBE Gallery since 2017
  • Dafna Talmor is an artist and lecturer based in London whose practice encompasses photography, spatial interventions, curation and collaborations. Her photographs are included in public collections such as the Victoria and Albert Museum, Deutsche Bank, Hiscox and in private collections internationally. Talmor’s work is included in Post-Photography: The Artist with a Camera by Robert Shore (Laurence King Publishing 2014) and Alternative Photographic Processes: Crafting Handmade Images by Brady Wilks (Focal Press 2015) and has been featured in publications such as 1000 Words, Elephant Magazine, Camera Austria, ArtReview, IMA, BJP, Hotshoe, GUP, Photomonitor, Artra and BLOW. Her first upcoming book, Constructed Landscapes, will be published by Fw:Books and is due for release in October 2020.

     

    Alongside her practice, Talmor leads the annual Fine Art Summer School at Goldsmiths, University of London, works on a freelance basis as a visiting lecturer nationally and internationally, and runs workshops across different contexts that have included Unseen Amsterdam, Tate Modern, The Photographers’ Gallery, Photofusion, schools and universities.

     

     

    IG Dafna Talmor

Academic studies

2004 – Royal College of Art, London / Fine Art Photography MA
2001 – Goldsmiths University of London, London / Fine Art BA

 

Solo exhibitions

2019

– Constructed Landscapes online – Sid Motion Gallery / London
– Straight Lines are Human Invention – Sid Motion Gallery / London
2018

– Constructed Landscapes – TOBE Gallery / Budapest
2017

– Constructed Landscapes – Photofusion / London
2006

– Obstructed Views – Espai d’Art Gallery / Barcelona
2004

– Speaking it an Empty Room – Fundación CELARG / Caracas
2000

– A Kiss on the Neck – Galería Fundación Mendoza / Caracas

 

Selected group exhibitions

2020

– Winter show: The Nightmare Before Xmas – TOBE Gallery / Budapest
– Women in Photography – Lay of the Land – Informality Gallery / Henley-on- Thames
– SO[u]LIDARITÉ online – TOBE Gallery / Budapest
– Summer show: Dreamers – TOBE Gallery / Budapest

2019

– Her Ground: Women Photographing Landscape – Flowers Gallery / London
– LAPC – Golden Thread Gallery-Belfast Photo Festival / Belfast
– Moving the image: photography and its actions – Camberwell Space curator Duncan Wooldridge / London
– …on making – The National Museum Gdansk curator Sian Bonnell and  Malgorzata Taraszkiewicz-Zwolicka / Gdansk

2018

– My London – Peckham 24 curator Emma Bowkett / London
– NEW: DEFENSE” – Coalhouse Fort curator Gemma Padley / London
– Immanence – online – PHmuseum curator Magali Avezou

2017

– GÜELCOME – TOBE Gallery / Budapest
– Conceal/Reveal – OVADA – Photo Oxford Festival / Oxford
– Burning with Pleasure – Photofusion / London
– Her Nature – Maddox Arts / London
– Synthetic Landscapes – Weston Park curator Meadow Arts / Shropshire
– Inner Landscapes – Sid Motion Gallery / London

2016

– On Landscape #3 – Lower Heywood Farm co-curator / Dorset
– Terrestres – Verdi Verd Gallery / Barcelona

2015

– Photofusion Salon /15 – Photofusion / London
– Castelnuovo Fotografía Festival / Castelnuovo
– I’m Ten – IMT Gallery / London
– On Landscape #2 – Matéria Gallery co-curator / Rome
– Matter Collective – Pop Up Studio event – FORMAT International Photography Festival / Derby

 

Presence in Art Fairs

2020

– Photo London online – Sid Motion Gallery / London

2019

– Photo London – TOBE Gallery | Sid Motion Gallery / London
– MIA Photo Fair – TOBE Gallery / Milan

2018

– UNSEEN – CO-OP – London Alternative Photography Collective / Amsterdam
– Fresh Paint – TOBE Gallery / Tel Aviv

2017

– Art Market Budapest – TOBE Gallery / Budapest
– viennacontemporary – TOBE Gallery / Vienna

 

Selected awards, grants

2019

– Shortlisted BNL BNP Paribas Group Award at MIA Photo Fair / Milan
2018

– Shortlisted for First Book Award, to be displayed at Photo London / London
2017

– Grants for the Arts, Arts Council England Award for an individual artist
2016

– Breathing SPACE Bursary Award
2015

– Shortlisted for Athens Photo Festival / Athens

 

Publications

2020

– Constructed Landscapes by Dafna Talmor – Edited by Fw:Books / Amsterdam
2017

– Dafna Talmor | Constructed Landscapes – Self-published / London

 

Works in collections

Victoria & Alberts Museum Permanen Photography Collection / London
Somlói & Spengler private Collection / Budapest
Deutsche Bank Collection / Frankfurt
Hiscox Collection / London
Beaconsfield Gallery Fraternise Collection / London

 

Selected PRESS

2019

– Interview with Dafna Talmor, Jacob Charles Wilson / Paper Journal
– Dafna Talmor: Straight Lines are a Human Intervention, Carolina Molloy / Photomonitor
– PhotoLondon First Timers, Zoltan Alexander / Artlyst

2018

– Önmagunkat visszük magunkkal, Tóth Judit Nikoletta / ArtNews
– Dafna Talmor Constructed Landscapes, Essay by Duncan Wooldridge / 1000words

2017

– Constructed Landscapes, Muriel Zagha / Elephant

 

• Dafna Talmor is also represented by Sid Motion Gallery in London

 

 

available artworks

CONSTRUCTED LANDSCAPES

C-type handprints from collaged and montaged negatives

 

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